of Ulster landscape with poetry text by Seamus Heaney (winner of 1995
Nobel Prize for Literature).
are striking, and beautiful. Some have an almost claustrophobic feeling
which corresponds to Sweeney's nearness of vision. All are subtly haunted:
landscapes of presence . . . . Everywhere in Sweeney's weathered
landscape Giese reveals dualisms: earth and sky, light and dark, stasis
and flow, rock and mist."
Donegal Pictures established her as a keenly talented documentary
photographer, here reveals a sharp and discerning eye for the varied definitions
of landscape. Her images are full of clarity and passion, dignity and
art, and in them Sweeney's "memory rises," "his soul roosts."
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